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Get Word Document contents into variable with Powershell

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I am looking for a way to get a Word Documents contents into a powershell variable. Ideas?
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Question by:Blowfelt82
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$word = New-Object -comobject Word.Application
$word.Visible = $True
$doc = $word.Documents.Open("C:\Scripts\Test.doc")
$body_content = $doc.Paragraphs.Range.Text
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